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LED License Plate light replacement

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LED License Plate light replacement

Post by Nahhas26 » Wed Oct 08, 2014 4:06 pm

Hello I am looking to replace the OEM license plate lights on my 2010 Taurus SEL with LED's but I don't know what size or type of LED to get as I am not savvy with all the LED terminology. The mirror lights/ puddle lights are also a pending project-- I didn't gather much from the thread about those, unfortunately.

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Re: LED License Plate light replacement

Post by warment » Wed Oct 08, 2014 4:25 pm

Goto www.rockauto.com and enter your info.

Looks like a 168 bulb.
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Re: LED License Plate light replacement

Post by jmr061 » Wed Oct 08, 2014 6:55 pm

Make sure you have had your license plate lamps replaced under the recall first.

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Re: LED License Plate light replacement

Post by 2011TAURUSSEL » Thu Oct 09, 2014 5:31 am

License plate LED Upgrade is NOT recommended even after the recall. The LEDS I tried burned out pre recall lamp housing assembly and did not work POST recall.

As for the Puddle Lamps I should have photos of my install they were pretty much plug and play. PMme email address and I will see if I can send you photos.
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Re: LED License Plate light replacement

Post by jpena157 » Mon Sep 19, 2016 8:36 pm

Ok... I have a 2011 sho... What exactly is the big deal with replacing the license plate lights with LED equivalents? I've only owned the car about 2 weeks... Thanks in advance